Asda faces delivery disruption as HGV drivers vote for strike action after rejecting pay offer


 

Asda is facing serious delays to deliveries after thousands of the supermarket’s lorry drivers joined warehouse staff and clerical workers in voting to reject the retailer’s latest pay offer. Almost 70% of the 8,000 GMB members polled turned down the below inflation pay offer. In addition, nearly 80% of the HGV drivers, warehouseoperatives and clerical workers balloted said they were ready to take industrial action over pay, raising the spectre of widespread disruption across all of Asda’s 23 distribution centres. […]